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14 November 2018
Taiwan working to "eradicate" avian influenza
TAIWAN, 13 November 2018 - Taiwan's Council of Agriculture said it plans to eradicate avian influenza virus by stepping up monitoring and prevention measures at domestic poultry farms as it opened its new Research Center for Avian Influenza Control and...
13 November 2018
Underfloor, geo-thermal heating keeps Llyr’s hens happy and laying
WALES, UK, 13 November 2018 - A North Wales hill farmer is keeping his 16,000 hens happy and laying thanks to underfloor heating from ‘green’ energy stored in the earth...
01 November 2018
Poultry groups welcome EPA’s clarification on needless reporting requirement
USA - 1 November 2018: The US Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its proposed changes to the Emergency Planning and Community Right...
£5,000 environmental grant on offer to Midland farmers
UK - 1 November 2018: Farmers in the Midlands can apply for a £5,000 environmental grant to help fund management and infrastructure changes that will protect watercourses from pollution...
30 October 2018
FAO: Harnessing power of livestock to drive sustainable development
GLOBAL - A new FAO report highlights the multiple contributions made by the global livestock sector — especially to the lives of millions of poor, animal-dependent small-scale producers in developing countries - but also says that changes in policies...
26 October 2018
EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics
STRASBOURG (Reuters): European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution, reports Alissa de...
H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Kandiyohi County commercial turkey flock
MINNESOTA, USA: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose risk to public health or food safety...
24 October 2018
Former feedstuff processing ‘frees up’ 92,000 hectares of farmland
UK - 24 October 2018: Each year some 650,000 tonnes of ‘former foodstuffs’, ranging from broken biscuits to unwanted pasta, is turned into valuable animal feed with an energy value equivalent to feed wheat from around almost 92,000 hectares of farmland...
22 October 2018
French foie gras makers say they are ready if bird flu returns
FRANCE (Reuters) - French foie gras makers, still recovering from two severe bird flu crises that ravaged flocks, said on Thursday 18th October 2018 they would be able to face any new outbreak thanks to strict security measures but prices will remain...
Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak on two farms in south of the country
BULGARIA (Reuters) - Bird flu has broken out on a duck farm and a poultry farm in southern Bulgaria, the country's food safety agency said on Thursday...
16 October 2018
Hurricane Michael devastates Georgia's agricultural industry
USA - Hurricane Michael has devastated Southwest and Central Georgia, right through the heart of Georgia's number one industry...
10 October 2018
Wastewater treatment options: USPOULTRY seminar clarifies options
USA - Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the 2018 Environmental Management Seminar focused on wastewater treatment options and new technology associated with the live production and processing of poultry and egg products...
USDA offers some food safety tips ahead of Hurricane Michael
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael...
05 October 2018
European Parliament: what are the public health, environmental impacts of intensive broiler production?
EU - The European Parliament urges the European Commission to address animal welfare, environmental and public health impacts of intensive broiler farming...
19 September 2018
Hurricane Florence: Sanderson Farms reports loss of 1.7 million broilers
USA - Sanderson Farms, Inc reported that the Company continues its assessment of damage to its North Carolina assets caused by Hurricane Florence...
Nutriad obtains ISO certifications in China
Feed Flavor International (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd (FFI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, is a leading Chinese producer of palatability solutions for animal feed. ...
18 September 2018
Reducing ammonia emissions: UK governments introduces new funding programme
UK - The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership has launched a new £3 million programme to reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture today (18 September, 2018)...
13 September 2018
Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence
USA - Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc release advisory detailing safety tips producers out to take to prepare for Hurricane Florence...
12 September 2018
Post-Brexit Agriculture Bill to promote environmental action
UK - Michael Gove sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and "take back control" for farmers after almost 50 years under EU rules...
New Agricultural Bill falls short, fails to inform farmers, say Bidwells
UK - The long-awaited Agriculture Bill announcement fails to articulate a comprehensive food and farming policy and leaves farmers and landowners no clearer about how they will be supported in the future...
11 September 2018
Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship
UK - A new million pound TV advertising campaign launched by Red Tractor will help raise its profile and that of the thousands of farmers behind the assurance scheme and the high standards they adhere to, the NFU said today...
21 August 2018
"Low carbon" chicken: Canadian farmers complete Life Cycle Assessment
CANADA - Considering the average carbon footprint of chicken around the world, Canadian chicken has one of the lowest carbon footprint of all...
14 August 2018
07 August 2018
2018 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar
USA - USPOULTRY’s 2018 Environmental Management Seminar will provide a constructive learning opportunity for industry professionals involved in their company’s environmental protection efforts...
26 July 2018
Greenhouse gas as a raw material for an important feed additive
GLOBAL - Breakthrough in industrial CO2 usage...
 
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